by Lisa Marie
Been together 30 yrs and married 26.We have 2 adult children still at home. Spouse always preferred company of friends over me. Earned more money than I but paid less into the house (needed money for himself but none for me). Whenever I suggested a holiday or an outing somewhere spouses reply was I've no money.
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